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Friday, October 30, 2020
Central Illinois House Republicans demand full transparency regarding data that ties indoor restaurant seating to spike in COVID-19

Governor JB Pritzker announced that beginning Sunday, November 1, restaurants and bars in Illinois Region 3 will be closed to indoor dining/serving, and that other public gatherings will be limited…


Monday, October 26, 2020
Rep. Butler discusses “standard time” vs. “daylight” savings time

Rep. Tim Butler makes the case for going to year-long “standard time” vs. “daylight savings time” proposed by SB533.


Wednesday, September 16, 2020
Butler Earned a 97% Pro-Manufacturing Rating from the IL Manufacturers’ Association

Wednesday, August 19, 2020
Rep. Butler Dubbed ‘Champion of Free Enterprise’ for Work Advancing Economic Opportunities

State Representative Tim Butler (R-Springfield) has been named a Champion of Free Enterprise, an award given by the Illinois Chamber of Commerce to legislators who have made special contributions to…


Monday, August 17, 2020
Butler, House GOP Questions Pritzker Move to Vacate Patronage Ban amid Madigan/ComEd Scandal

SPRINGFIELD – In a recent court filing, Governor Pritzker is seeking to vacate a set of court decrees that seek to prevent politically motivated hiring, as well as politically motivated…


Thursday, August 6, 2020
Drive-Thru Covid-19 Testing Available at State Fairgrounds in August

The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) is offering a temporary drive-thru Covid-19 testing site at the State Fairgrounds every Wednesday in August from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. The…


Thursday, July 30, 2020
Petition: End the Silence on Illinois Corruption

Silence is Corruption – Call to Action The stain of corruption plaguing Illinois must end. Governor Pritzker must convene a special session on ethics reform. Illinois House Republicans have proposed a…


Wednesday, July 29, 2020
Butler, Davis, LaHood Criticize Governor Pritzker’s New Restrictions on Youth Sports

U.S. Representatives Rodney Davis (IL-13) and Darin LaHood (IL-18), and Illinois State Representative Tim Butler (HD-87) today criticized Governor J.B. Pritzker’s new restrictions on youth sports, which cancel competitive fall…


Friday, July 24, 2020
Butler, House GOP Demands Governor Take Action to Fix Systemic Failures and Rampant Fraud at Illinois Department of Employment Security

Illinois House Republican members State Rep. Terri Bryant (R-Murphysboro), State Representative Tim Butler (R-Springfield), State Representative Dan Ugaste (R-Geneva), and Congressman Rodney Davis (R-Taylorville) held a Zoom video press conference…


Wednesday, July 22, 2020
Be a Hero, Give Blood on August 5!

State Representatives Tim Butler (R-Springfield) and Mike Murphy (R-Springfield) are partnering with the Central Illinois Community Blood Center to sponsor a blood drive on Wednesday, August 5. To ensure the…